Handcrafted Baileys Irish Cream

What a perfect recipe to celebrate December’s C.L.U.E. You will not believe how easy this recipe is to whip up for festive gifts. . . . → Read More: Handcrafted Baileys Irish Cream

Elixirs for Xmas: Amaretto

Who knew you could make your own Amaretto?  I certainly didn’t.

I was struggling for some more Christmas posts and pulled an old cookbook from my library:   Gifts from the Kitchen.

Mom had a similar book (back in the day) I loved to go through and dream of all the gifts I would make . . . → Read More: Elixirs for Xmas: Amaretto

Gifts for Foodies

I doubt that any of us have problems buying gifts for our foodie friends.   If you are like I me, you just buy them what you are dying to receive.   Foodies are easy.

But, if you are having some problems getting inspired, here are some ideas that I hope will help.

Uncommon Goods . . . → Read More: Gifts for Foodies

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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